SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2018-19: Age Limit, Education Qualification

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Last year in March 2018 SSC CPO Exam Notification has been released by the exam conducting authority. Candidates who are looking to get selected for the post of Sub-Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF(Central Industrial Security Force) need to apply for SSC CPO Examination. only eligible candidates can apply for SSC CPO Examination. Right now only those students can appear in the SSC CPO Examination, who applied last year when application form was available. Candidates who are looking to apply in the upcoming season, they need can check SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria and other important details such as age limit, educational qualification, category-wise physical and medical standards. 

SSC CPO Eligibility Criteria 2018

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Here candidates will get complete information about eligibility criteria into three sections which are:

Age Limit

  • Candidates, age must be greater than 20 years or less than 25 years as on 1st of August 2018 (20th is the minimum or 25th is the Maximum age limit).
  • Candidates who born on or between from 02nd August 1993 to 01st August 1998 can also apply for SSC CPO Examination.
  • Candidates need to check these above given details according to his Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate.
  • Candidates who belong to the special category will also get some age relaxation while appying for SSC CPO are given as below:
Category Age-Relaxation (Permissible only in  Upper Age Limit)
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-servicemen (ExS) 3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
For Group “B” posts:

(i) Central Government Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date.

5 years.
(ii) Central Government Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date. 10 (5+5) years.
For ASI in CISF:

(i) Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date

Up to 40 years of age
(ii) Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date Up to 45 years of age
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989. 5 years
For Group „C‟ posts only: (i) Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
(ii) Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST ) Up to 40 years of age
Departmental Candidates for vacancies in Delhi Police only: (i) Departmental Candidates (Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date. Up to 30 years of age
(ii) Departmental Candidates (OBC) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date. Up to 33 years of age
(iii) Departmental Candidates (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years of regular and continuous service as on closing date. Up to 35 years of age

Educational Qualification Criteria

Candidates must be passed or appearing in the final year of graduation/Diploma and Certificates/Technical Certificates/Degree from a recognized authority can apply for the SSC CPO Examination as on 01st August 2018 (Those who are appearing must have the Passing certificates at the time of joining).

Driving License Qualification (only for Delhi Police SI)

Candidates (Male Only) who are applying for the post of SI in Delhi Police must have a valid driving license for LMV (Motorcycle and Car) as on the date fixed for Physical Endurance and Measurement Tests. Candidates who fail to do this on the date of PET as mentioned in the call letter will not be allowed for the attempt SSC CPO Examination.

Physical and Medical Standards

Candidates who will clear the first phase of the SSC CPO Examination i.e. Paper I. Those will be called for the PET/ PST or Medical Examination. Candidates can check below-given eligibility criteria for PST/PET Examination for both for males and females:

Category of Candidates Heights (In cms.) Chest (In cms.)
Unexpanded Expanded
For Male Candidates
General 170 80 85
Candidates who belong to Hills Area of Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 165 80 85
Candidates who are from Scheduled Tribes (ST) 162.5 77 82
For Female Candidates
General 157 Nil Nil
Candidates who belong to Hills Area Garhwal, Kumaon, Himachal Pradesh, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas, Kashmir Valley, Leh & Ladakh regions of J&K, North-Eastern States and Sikkim 155 Nil Nil
Candidates who are from Scheduled Tribes (ST) 154 Nil Nil

Physical Efficiency(Endurance) Test(PET) For All Post

Gender Race Jump Shot Put
Male
  • 100 meters race in 16 seconds
  • 1.6 Kms race in 6.5 minutes
  • Long Jump: 3.65 meters in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 1.2 meters in 3 chances
  • Shot put (16 Lbs): 4.5 meters in 3 chances
Female
  • 100 meters race in 18 seconds
  • 800 meters race in 4 minutes
  • Long Jump: 2.7 meters (9 feet) in 3 chances
  • High Jump: 0.9 meters (3 feet) in 3 chances

Note: Candidates weight should be measured according to the heights only for all the CPO Post.

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